The humming-bird represents the perfection of one method, the frigate bird of the other, and in his own line each is unrivaled.
Once, with a piece of frigate bird, they succeeded in hooking a shark.
The frigate bird, too, seems to have suggested various symbols belonging to the script.
The frigate bird spreads its wings to the extent of three yards; its power of flight is, therefore, very great.
All over this district we find decorative art permeated with the influence of the frigate bird.
All day they skimmed like a frigate bird across the face of Canada, at an altitude of about two thousand feet.
He concluded the lesson by descending a dizzy flight of ledges to rob the nest of a frigate bird.
Although sometimes seen four hundred leagues from land, the frigate bird is said to return every night to its solitary roost.
But these birds and the frigate bird are sea and ocean species, and, with rare exceptions, are able to rest upon the waters.
The frigate bird, unseen by human eyes, had still hovered over the lonely ocean-waters.